Monday, January 25, 2010
New Zealand - Rotorua to Gisborne - 5 January 2010
We drove from Rotorua to Gisborne. We stopped at rested at a number of lakes, especially, Lake Rotoiti.
Our next stop was the start of the East Cape beaches of Ohope and Opotiki. The beaches were long and white sanded with dramatic headlands. We swam and wandered around the beaches.
We turned inland and drove through the Waioeka Gorge following the Waioeka River. It was quite spectacular in parts with the road winding its way pass huge hills and down drops to the river below.
20/10 A surf check not looking good but I settled for a surf at Terrigal beach with Craig and Bryce. The waves were not so good but it...
I woke early and drove with lights on so it was pretty early. I passed the beaches and there was enough light to see that it was an onshore ...
I had a great wander around this morning checking the surf in a number of spots - Wamberal Beach, Blue Lagoon, Shelley Beach, pelican Beach,...